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  • Fluss.Raum.Entwerfenby Martin Prominski; Antje Stokman; Daniel Stimberg; Hinnerk Voermanek; Susanne Zeller

    Birkhäuser 2012; US$ 110.00

    Urban riverbanks are attractive locations and highly prized recreational environments. The designs of urban river landscapes must fulfill a broad range of requirements: flood control, open space design, and ecology are as a rule the three dominant themes, and they must often be reconciled within a very restricted space. The river must be understood... more...

  • Die Poetik des Bauensby Jörn Köppler

    transcript Verlag 2015; US$ 34.00

    On one hand, Jörn Köppler imagines how the notion of a poetically conceived architecture develops from poetic thinking. On the other hand, he describes how the notion of a poetics of architecture has room to evolve as the antithesis of an economically and technically oriented present. more...

  • Architektur in transdisziplinärer Perspektiveby Julia Weber; Susanne Hauser

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 36.00

    Architecture has high cultural and socio-political relevance. As a visual and kinesthetic medium, it structures not only space, but also orders of knowledge and modes of perception. Yet how can this be scientifically described or investigated? This volume provides a comprehensive reflection on architecture from a transdisciplinary perspective. It brings... more...

  • Symptom Designby Jörg H. Gleiter

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 29.00

    Architektur und Design sind heute mehr denn je Symptome der Gegenwartskultur. Es zeigt sich in ihnen die Gesellschaft, wie sie ist - aber auch: wie sie sein will. Es zeigen sich in ihnen die Wünsche, Begierden und unterdrückten Sehnsüchte ebenso wie die psychologischen Abgründigkeiten einer Gesellschaft. Aber was genau zeigt sich im Design? Und wie... more...

  • Confronting Suburbanizationby Kiril Stanilov; ; Ludĕ kora; k

    Wiley 2014; US$ 89.95

    This fascinating book explains the processes of suburbanization in the context of post-socialist societies transitioning from one system of socio-spatial order to another. Case studies of seven Central and Eastern Europe city regions illuminate growth patterns and key conditions for the emergence of sprawl. Breaks new ground, offering a systematic... more...

  • Ländliche Räume im demographischen Wandel: Auswirkungen und Handlungsansätze in Nordrhein-Westfalenby Benjamin Scholz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 21.37

    Das Thema der vorliegenden Bachelorarbeit sind die Auswirkungen und Herausforderungen des demographischen Wandels in den ländlichen Räumen in Nordrhein-Westfalen. Die Arbeit beschäftigt sich schwerpunktmäßig mit zwei Themenbereichen, einerseits mit dem demographischen Wandel und andererseits mit dem ländlichen Raum. Das Hauptaugenmerk liegt insgesamt... more...

  • Design Guidelines in American Citiesby John Punter

    Liverpool University Press 1999; US$ 32.50

    This book is a study of design initiatives and policies in five US West Coast cities – Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – all of which have had particularly interesting experience of relevance to urban design practice in Britain and other countries. more...

  • Light Zone Cityby Christa van Santen

    Springer 2006; US$ 69.95

    Focusing on lighting design, this title presents several different planning and design tasks systematically, and illustrates specific solutions. In addition to articulating basic planning rules for the outdoor lighting of buildings, traffic routes, and squares, it elucidates artificial lighting systems and outdoor lamps with the help of examples. more...

  • Improving Institutions for Green Landscapes in Metropolitan Areasby E. Van Rij

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 87.00

    Investigates how various institutions for green landscapes in metropolitan areas work, which problems hamper them, and how these institutions can be improved. This title formulates the following themes such as: landscape and institutional developments, the market or government dilemma, and the network or hierarchy dilemma. more...

  • The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planningby B. Waterhout

    IOS Press 2008; US$ 65.00

    The Institutionalisation of European Spatial Planning aims to clarify the enterprise of European spatial planning. The emphasis of the book lies on the need for a better understanding of the process of European integration in general. It particularly points at the emerging middle range theories that used concepts that were showing similarity to those... more...